The UK on Wednesday approved Oxford University-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
AstraZeneca, in a statement, said that the first doses are being released so that vaccinations may begin early in the new year.
“The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has provided authorisation for an emergency supply of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca, formerly AZD1222.
”This is for the active immunisation of individuals 18 years or older,” the company said. (Vanguard)